How to replace instrument cluster in Silverado Sierra?

How to replace instrument cluster in Silverado Sierra?

Step 1: Disconnect positive battery terminal, if column shift, set park brake and move shift lever all the way down to first gear, then tilt steering wheel to full down position. Remove instrument trim panel from dash. There are 11 clips on the back of trim panel that unsnap when pulled gently.

When did the GMC instrument cluster get rebuilt?

This is a complete rebuild of the instrument cluster on 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 GM (Chevrolet, GMC, Pontiac, Hummer, Buick, Cadillac, Isuzu, and Oldsmobile) vehicles including Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Envoy, Trailblazer, Ranier, Suburban, Tahoe, & others.

What’s the best way to replace an instrument cluster?

Once I had the solder removed, I gently pulled on the old stepper motor and applied a little more heat to any pins that were still stuck. Do not use a screwdriver to pry motor from PCB! Repeat this step for as many stepper motors as you are replacing. Step 6: Take a new stepper motor and install it onto the PCB.

How to remove your GM instrument cluster repair?

Remove hex head screws (7mm) that hold GM instrument cluster to instrument panel cluster. Remove the instrument panel cluster by tilting the bottom of the cluster outward. Disconnect instrument panel cluster wiring harness by squeezing tab and pulling gently. If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.

Where do the needles stop on a GM instrument cluster?

Rotate all the needles counter clockwise gently until the come to a stop, they should all stop at or just below the zero marks. Now make a pen mark on the tape just below the top of each needle.

How do you repair a GM stepper motor?

Make sure you get the correct part number when you buy your stepper motors (see link above for correct parts). Then you use the solder and iron to solder on a small amount of solder to each motor’s pin. The solder should flow on smoothly, quickly and cool to a even shiny finish if done properly.